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Seaman Vincent J. Zaia
U.S. Merchant Marine






Sources:
- American Legion Post 146, Winthrop, Mass.
- Boston Globe - Winthrop Couple Lose Second Son in Seven Months, 11/5/1943
- Boston Globe - 114 War Dead From Bay State on Way to U. S., 2/10/1948

Vincent J. Zaia - U.S. Merchant Marine, WWII - was an Able Body Seaman killed by accident on October 27, 1943 in Australia shortly after his ship had delivered a load of muntions. His brother John Zaia, also in the Merchant Marine, was killed when his ship was torpedoed by a German submarine.

Winthrop High School Class of 1940

Memorial location: Corner of Shirley and Underhill streets

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